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Pioneering Solutions in Gender Equity and Education Access

By Aneesh Chatterjee

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Young Indian schoolgirl. Photo: Pixabay

Gender equity and education, core tenets of SDGs 4 and 5, are issues with significant overlap. The Covid-19 pandemic has also exacerbated the issues these Goals seek to address. 147 million children have missed a significant portion of in-person learning, with 24 million students across multiple learning levels predicted never to return to schooling. Education access is also a core target for programs that address gender disparities, alongside the inclusion of women in political advocacy and leadership, and reducing gender-based violence.

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